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Upminster station MMB 02.jpg
A seat. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasmay be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: unspecified

Any seat that's not a bench or stool (e.g. a chair; etc.).

Possible synonym

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How to map

Place a node (node) at the location of the seat with the tag amenity=seat.

Additional tags

  • seat=* - Describes which type of seat it is (e.g., chair, ottoman, etc.).
  • armrest=* - Describes if the seat has an armrest or not.
  • backrest=* - Describes if the seat has a backrest or not.
  • description=* - Describes the seat or the location of the seat.
  • material=* - Describes the material of the seat (e.g., metal, etc.).
  • seat:type=* - Describes the main feature of the seat; e.g. if it's a folding chair; etc.
  • height=* - Describes the height of the chair.
  • width=* - Describes the width of the chair.
  • leg_height=* - Describes the leg height of the chair.
  • leg_width=* - Describes the leg width of the chair.
  • level=* - Describes which floor the seat is located on (only use if the seat is located inside a building).
  • bend=* - Describes whether the seat bends or not (or partially). Values: yes, partial, no.
  • source=* - Describes the source anyone had used for where the location of the seat is (optional).
  • colour=* - Describes the colour of the seat; when observed (may be subject to change if seat starts to rust; though this only happens when the seat is made of metal).
  • note=* - A note made by the OSM contributor who created or edited it.
  • indoor=* - Describes whether the seat is located indoors or not.
  • flex=* - Describes how far the seat bends (in mm, cm, dm, or m).


An orange seat: